One of the toughest parts of Washington DC wedding planning for any couple is choosing a venue that meets all of your needs. If you want a fairy tale inspired wedding or a simple outdoor affair at a popular location in DC, this can be hard to accomplish without blowing a large chunk of your budget. Expanding your venue search to including nearby locations can make the planning process much easier and help you keep your wedding on budget.
Beautiful and affordable venues exist just outside the District, like Kings Landing Park in Calvert County, Maryland. This expansive park gives creative couples a great place to have the wedding of their dreams. The Huntingtown wedding venue offers many of the key elements you may need to make your dream wedding happen, including the scenic riverbank, pavilions and a social hall where guests can dine and dance. Best of all, there is plenty of room to customize your wedding ceremony and reception party to be exactly how you have always envisioned it. You can have a totally unique and personalized day with the beauty of nature as your backdrop.
The opportunities for unique photos abound in this park, which measures more than 260 acres of amazing natural wildlife in total. The wetland boardwalk stretches out along the river and is a perfect backdrop for the bride and groom to take their first stroll as husband and wife, or for the bridal party to reflect on the special day before walking into the ceremony. The lush canopy of diverse foliage pops with lush greenery in the summer months, and a wide range of beautiful autumn shades in the fall. Walking along the riverbank. your photos can make it seem like you are the only two people in the world on that special day. It’s perfect for a wedding that focuses around nature or takes inspiration from a romantic storybook. There is even an equestrian facility so you can ride on horseback to the ceremony if you want to! The resulting photos can help to make it look like you are the stars of your own fairy tale. If you’re longing for a unique wedding with photos that aren’t the same as every other couple, this location makes that possible.
Located within the park, Tom Wisner Hall is a perfect venue for a ceremony and reception that includes upscale wedding photography, with indoor and outdoor spaces to accommodate the bridal party and guests. The outdoor patio area, surrounded by native plants and trees, is a perfect backdrop for a wedding ceremony and bridal party photos. It also includes everything you need for the practical aspects of a wedding, like a full kitchen and seating for up to 160 guests. In case of rain, this location ensures that you and your guests can keep the party going until the skies clear up.
There is also plenty to do in the Park for out of town guests or destination weddings. Outdoor lovers can spend days on hiking the expansive trails that lead all through the foliage, swimming, canoeing and kayaking the Patuxent River and camping in the unspoiled acreage. History buffs will enjoy learning about the significant events and figures who passed through the park, like Captain John Smith. It’s an ideal family destination with plenty for people of all age groups to do, free of the stress of modern life. When your guests are ready to do more, the Washington DC area is nearby with plenty to see and experience.
If you choose Kings Landing Park or another beautiful outdoor venue in the area, it’s important to also hire a premier wedding photographer to capture the most important parts of the day. Partnering with a photographer that understands your vision and the kinds of photos you want is important to make sure you end up satisfied with the photography after the wedding.
At Roneyfield Photography, we have many years of experience working with couples to document the most important day of their lives in Kings Landing Park and other upscale venues around the area. Lighting and framing a photo properly is crucially important when you take outdoor photos to ensure they turn out perfectly.
Our team knows the best locations within Kings Landing Park and times of day to get perfect photos that you can look back on with joy. Contact us today to find out more about our wedding photography packages and how we can make your dreams come to life.